3D Under The Sea BookRegular price $5.95
Get ready for an extraordinary voyage - plunge into the depths with top predators, swim with sharks and learn all about life on coral reefs. Packed with fascinating facts and information, stunning hi-definition 3D spreads and a fold-out 3D panorama poster, this book makes learning all about sea animals a uniquely exciting and memorable experience.
Where the Platypus Sleeps Childrens Book (Hardcover)Regular price $21.50
What better way to send your child off to sleep than bedtime songs with Australian animals. Join classic lullabies in one of the worlds best loved traditions.
Publisher Bandicoot Books
Authors Steve and Marion Isham
The Platypus is a unique and an Australian native. Platypus are monotremes which means egg-laying mammal. Monotremes have only 2 species in this group – the other is the Echidna.
The Platypus when first discovered was thought to be a fake due to the different species that could be associated with it – the bill of a duck, the webbed feet of an otter, the tail of a beaver. It caused quite a bit of confusion!
Platypuses spend most of their time in the water or in their burrow. They are found only in freshwater rivers or lakes. They create burrows for shelter and protection. They are mainly active late in the day and during the nights. The main threats to a Platypus are goannas, rats, snakes and foxes as well as man – through pollution and land clearing.
To watch a Platypus you must be very quiet and very patient – the slightest noise and they’re gone!
Flora & Fauna Australiana Adult Colouring Book (Seconds)Regular price $12.95
Due to an accident in shipping, these colouring books are slightly damaged on the top of the spine.
The damage is light and has in no way effected the quality of any of the internal colouring pages.
A unique adult colouring book featuring 46 unique illustrations of Australias exquisite Flora & Fauna. Help your mind unwind from the hassles of everyday with this beautifully illustrated book for the mature colourist. Each page gives you the freedom to explore and discover the pleasure of creating art again.
Art Therapy for Adults.
Adult Colouring Book – 96 pages
Designed, illustrated and printed in Adelaide South Australia.
Each page has a detailed illustration of an Australian animal or plant waiting for you to bring it to life with colour and the reverse side of each page includes information of the flora or fauna in the book.
What coloring offers explained by clinical psychologist Kimberly Wulfert for EverydayHealth.com.
"In coloring, you've got this physical sensation of the tool you're using touching on the paper. You also have the feeling in your hands and fingers holding this tool, and moving in different rhythms as you fill in the space," she says, adding that "you're being mindful, and when you move in a rhythmic fashion for an extended period of time, that becomes a meditation."
An All Australian Alphabet BookRegular price $15.90
Australia is full of amazing wild species and with the All Australian Alphabet Book, it will teach children and children at heart some of them.
How many Australian birds, animals, and invertebrates can you see? Can you find the creatures in the verse? This all Aussie alphabet adventure is both fun to learn and amazing to explore!
Written by Leanne White. Illustrated by Toni Hough.
230 x 295mm softcover
The Bushwalk - PaperbackRegular price $16.95
The Bushwalk takes the reader on an adventure of discovery through the Australian bush and discovers native Australian flora and fauna along the way.
Ages: Primary School ages
From the Author
The Bushwalk is a story I hope will encourage children to explore whatever natural environment may be accessible to them, a reserve, a park or their own backyard.
The animals featured are common across a wide range of habitats in Australia.
The Only Ones Left - HardbackRegular price $25.99
We share our Australian home with an amazing variety of native animals - but some of them are in danger of disappearing forever! What would it be like if we were the only ones left?
Learn more about each of these threatened species in the back of the book.
Beautuiful and unique childrens book.
Austraia, since European settlement, has lost more mammals to extinction than any other country and many of our animals and plants are listed as threatened with extinction. This book depicts only a small proportion of these but each has their own story.
About the Author
Sandra Kendell is an artist and author who lives in Darwin with her family. She hopes her children will enjoy a future rich in native species.
My Possum Plays The Drums - hardbackRegular price $25.99
Night-time falls and the possum orchestra begins.
Drums bang, violins scratch and I can’t sleep!
Children will love to join in in this noisy celebration of possums and their night time antics.
Speech Pathology Shortlisted Book of the Year 2020
About the Author
Catherine Meatheringham spends her days writing picture books and drinking way too many cups of tea. She loves writing books that are full of music and noise to encourage children to join in with the story.
Catherine lives in Canberra with her husband, two children, dog, and a noisy possum that keeps her awake at night.
About the Illustrator
When Max Hamilton started kindergarten the teacher asked the children to draw a picture of what they wanted to be when they grew up. While the rest of the class drew Firemen, Teachers and Doctors Max drew a picture of her drawing a picture. Many years later, Max now works primarily as a Children’s Book Illustrator and can be found painting away in her Sydney studio.
Let's Count Australian Animals - hardbackRegular price $25.99
Discover some of the most popular Australian native flora and fauna in this delightful counting book.
AGES: 2 plus
About the Author and Illustrator
Ochre Lawson is a painter and sculptor whose work is influenced by her deep love of the Australian wilderness and native animals. Ochre believes it's important for kids to learn about the huge diversity of creatures that live in their own backyard.
She lives and works in Sydney but travels into the Australian bush to paint from life. Ochre’s first children’s picture book was My Australian Alphabet.
In The Deep Red Desert - HardbackRegular price $24.95
Angie Lionetto-Civa lives in Perth. She shares her life with her husband, their two children, her singing bird Jack, her dancing bird Oscar, her territorial cat Licorice, her adopted cat Whisky, and her three chooks! Her passion is teaching children, writing books, reading autobiographies, catching up with her friends, and walking.
Illustrator Christina Booth works from her home-based studio surrounded by her garden, family, and pets. She is inspired by the natural environment and even though she lives a long way from the desert, loves that it just takes a book, a pencil, and her imagination to transport her there.
Angie and Christina have collaborated on two previous books, In the Deep Green Jungle and In the Deep blue Sea, both of which were notable books in the CBC Book of the Year Awards.
Pod Babies, A Rainforest TaleRegular price $23.90
Jane Elwell's wonderful creation takes you into the exciting world of the Australian Rainforest, home of the Pod Babies.
Once in a Blue Moon, so the story goes, something magical happens.
When the rays of the Blue Moon fall on a beautiful butterfly she slowly comes to life and soars up into the forest canopy leaving behind a trail of shimmering blue dust. When this dust settles on the pods of trees, new life begins to stir. The seed pods glow a vivid blue. Then with a POP! they open and Pod Babies are born . . .
The story is told in Jane Elwell's 32-page high-quality book, vividly illustrated in full colour throughout. And, there's a CD of Jane narrating the story accompanied by the sounds of the rainforest.
Ocean! A Big Fold Out Concept BookRegular price $14.95
Kids won’t be able to resist the colourful animals in this giant fold-out flap book. Young imaginations are stimulated as children are asked to name the ocean animals. When children know the answer, they fold out the extra-large flaps to reveal the animal in its natural habitat.
Each scene also has a basic learning activity, making this book both educational and fun!
Aussie Cakes (Paperback)Regular price $16.95
Which family does our famous Galah belong to? Who turned the humble backyard clothes line into the famous Hills Hoist? Australia’s most classic cake book is here! Learn all about Australia’s best-loved icons and animals – and then eat them!
With more than 50 Australian-inspired baking and decorating ideas, these cakes are perfect for kid’s parties and grown-up celebrations. All cakes featured in the book are cheap to make and easy to assemble. Each recipe includes a bit of background information about the icon – its history, culture and relevance today. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips, Aussie Cakes is an essential classic for every household.
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